Flashcards in Water Rescue PN581 Deck (19)
What is Level 1 Water Operations?
Where FF's work within 3m of unprotected waters edge or enter water that is shallow enough not to compromise PPE and is slow moving enough that there is no foreseeable risk
What is Level 2 Water Operations?
Where FF's may have to commit to water to effect a rescue in still or moving water
What is Level 3 Water Operations?
Operations that involve the deployment of the Flood Response Kit (FRK)
What are the movements of a Technical Rescue Advisor (TRA)?
Informed on Level 1
Mobilised on Level 2
Available on request
Inland can be defined under 2 headings?
Still and Moving
What is the Minimum PPE for any Firefighter entering the water?
If there is a risk of people accidentally entering the water what measures should the IC take?
Nominate a suitable Safety Officer equipped with a Safety Throw Line
When working near moving water what precautions should the IC take?
Put spotters upstream and downstream with down stream spotters having throw lines
What is the hierarchy of rescue?
What control measured should be in place if a FF is to enter the water to affect a rescue?
Competent and capable
Floating safety line supervisor in place
Consider using floating hose
Replace with FRU SWT asap
If the initial call was not to an ice related incident, what must the message to control be?
Implement water operations level 2, rescue path required
What are the 3 types of flood?
How many phases of Floods are there?
In regards to floods, What colour is first responder helmets?
In regards to Floods, what colour are FRU SWT helmets?
In regards to Floods, how is a TRA Identified?
White helmet and surcoat
If the initial call to control indicate there maybe people in the water, what will control do?
Order an ambulance
What is the maximum wade depth for crews wearing L3 PPE?
Or knee high